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Information about COVID-19 (Corona virus)

On this page the Ministry of Higher Education and Science will regularly update information that can been relevant for the handling of COVID-19.


Further controlled reopening

As part of the political agreement concerning the second phase of a controlled reopening of society, it has May 7 and May 8 been decided that:

Phase 2

Activities at institutions of higher education that require in-person attendance are to be reopened from May 18.

Full opening of research in the public sector that requires in-person attendance

Higher education may conduct oral exams and teaching activities that require in-person attendance. It is expected that many exams still have to be conducted online.

All public employees, except in the Capital Region and Region Zealand, may return to work on May 27.

All public employees in the Capital Region and Region Zealand, may return to work on 15 June.

Phase 4

All higher education programmes are reopened from the beginning of June.

The Minister of Higher Education and Science, Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen, is holding meetings with the higher education sector in order to discuss how the reopening is to be organised in practice.

This page will regularly be updated

Additional information can be found on the Danish authories’ common website about COVID-19/Coronavirus:

The Higher Education institutions can submit questions about COVID-19 via the Ministry's mail address: .